Philpott fire 30% contained; some evacuation alerts rescinded

The Philpott Road Wildfire is now 30% contained and is 460 hectares in size.

Crown land restrictions have been put in place due to active fire suppression work. Recreational activity, including hunting, is prohibited in the area.

About 77 residents from 35 properties (310 – 1495 Philpott Rd) remain on an evacuation order.

The evacuation alert has been amended, with a number of properties no longer on the alert..

Properties that remain on evacuation alert are:

  • 10201 HWY 33 E
  • 10509 HWY 33 E
  • 10623 HWY 33 E
  • 10710 HWY 33 E
  • 10720 HWY 33 E
  • 10737 HWY 33 E
  • 10740 HWY 33 E
  • 10750 HWY 33 E
  • 10751 HWY 33 E
  • 10780 HWY 33 E
  • 10863 HWY 33 E
  • 10874 HWY 33 E
  • 10879 HWY 33 E
  • 10993 HWY 33 E
  • 11001 HWY 33 E
  • 11100 HWY 33 E
  • 11103 HWY 33 E
  • 11231 HWY 33 E
  • 11250 HWY 33 E
  • 11361 HWY 33 E
  • 11480 HWY 33 E
  • 11481 HWY 33 E
  • 11484 HWY 33 E
  • 11490 HWY 33 E
  • 11491 HWY 33 E
  • 11500 HWY 33 E
  • 11501 HWY 33 E
  • 11600 HWY 33 E
  • 11601 HWY 33 E
  • 11700 Greystokes Rd
  • 11800 Greystokes Rd
  • 11900 Greystokes Rd
  • 12025 Greystokes Rd
  • 12280 Greystokes Rd
  • 12300 Greystokes Rd
  • 12310 Greystokes Rd
  • 12326 Greystokes Rd
  • 12342 Greystokes Rd
  • 12447 Greystokes Rd
  • 12458 Greystokes Rd
  • 12474 Greystokes Rd
  • 12490 Greystokes Rd
  • 11251 Thelwell Rd
  • 11365 Thelwell Rd
  • 11370 Thelwell Rd
  • 11371 Thelwell Rd
  • 11401 Thelwell Rd
  • 11150 Three Forks Rd
  • 11200 Three Forks Rd
  • 11211 Three Forks Rd
  • 11251 Three Forks Rd
  • 11300 Three Forks Rd
  • 11400 Three Forks Rd
  • 11481 Three Forks Rd
  • 11493 Three Forks Rd
  • 11505 Three Forks Rd
  • 12491 Three Forks Rd
  • 12521 Three Forks Rd
  • 12530 Three Forks Rd
  • 12531 Three Forks Rd
  • 12641 Three Forks Rd
  • 12751 Three Forks Rd

All other properties previously on alert have now been rescinded.

Ground crews will continue extinguishing hotspots today, conduct danger assessments, and cut down damaged trees.

Household pets, like cats and dogs, are the only animals allowed to return with residents - larger animals and livestock are not allowed back in at this time, due to uncertainty about the fire’s behaviour.